Chris Hedges / TruthdigNov 25, 2019
If the Democrats' impeachment action fails to address the "constitutional rot" that has occurred over decades, U.S. democracy may be doomed. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishMay 6, 2019
The collapse of our democratic institutions began long before the arrival of Trump, who is capitalizing on the evisceration of the rule of law. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
LARRY NEUMEISTER / The Associated PressFeb 13, 2018
The naturalized American, called a terrorist in court, was wounded and captured in a 2016 shootout that ended a two-day manhunt. Earlier, he had detonated explosives in New Jersey and Manhattan. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJan 30, 2017
Abdulrahman al-Awlaki and his sister were children of the US-born Yemeni preacher Anwar al-Awlaki, whom the U assassinated with a drone in 2011. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatchJul 25, 2014
Thanks to a much contested, recently released but significantly redacted Justice Department white paper providing the basis for the extrajudicial killing of American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, we finally know the president in post-constitutional America is officially judge, jury and executioner. Dig deeper ( 11 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 5, 2014
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday filed by the families of three American citizens killed in drone strikes in Yemen, saying senior officials could not be held responsible for financial damages incurred in an act of war. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 15, 2013
Why did President Obama order the death of Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, the 16-year-old American son of radical American imam Anwar al-Awlaki? Investigative reporter and VICE correspondent Greg Palast thinks he knows. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 23, 2013
In an hourlong special on "Democracy Now!" on Tuesday, author and Nation magazine war correspondent Jeremy Scahill tells the story of the radicalization of Islamic cleric and American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki and the U.S. government's subsequent pursuit and assassination of him and his son. Dig deeper ( 40 Min. Read )
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